Thursday, October 18, 2012

October 18

MOD Filipina Vol. 24 No. 1050, October 18, 1991
On the Cover: Bernadette Cruz
Oktubre 18 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Oktubre 18, 1975, sa pamamagitan ng Presidential Decree 812, binigyan ng kapamahalaan ng “legal deposit” ang National Library. Ito ay isang alituntunin sa batas na ang bawat maglilimbag, manunulat o may-akda ng isang aklat o babasahin na magbigay ng sipi sa pambansang aklatan bilang repository.
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An illustrative portrait of Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992)
on the cover of vintage Screen Book Magazine (October 1936).

Personalities and celebrities born on October 18:
1922 – Ruben Tagalog, actor, musician, Kundiman proponent, first to popularize the Christmas song “Ang Pasko ay Sumapit” (originally a Visayan Christmas carol Kasadya Ning Taknaa) ang considered as the “King of Kundiman” – in Lapaz, Iloilo (d. March 5, 1989).
Ruben Tagalog, the “King of Kundiman.”

1931 – Prospero S. Amatong, politician – in Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte (d. May 16, 2009).
1949 – Lucas P. Bersamin, lawyer and jurist – in Bangued, Abra.
1949 – Eduardo V. Roquero, physician and politician – in Pigkawayan, North Cotobato (d. August 24, 2009).
1977 – Aristotle Pollisco, musician and rap artist known as Gloc-9
1983 – Deo Angelo “Railey” Valeroso, actor and TV host.
Railey Valeroso (with Chynna Ortaleza)
on the cover of Mr. & Ms. (September 14, 2004)


The 19-year-old June Wilkinson on the cover
of Pose! (October 1959).
Picture Trivia
          The English actress and model, June Wilkinson, during her time and stardom was billed as “the most photographed nude in America.” Wilkinson started out as a stage performer at 12 years old and, at 15, became the youngest topless dancer at the Windmill Theater in London.
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